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Congolese Governor Orders Suspension of Six Chinese Mining Companies in South Kivu Over Environmental Violations

Théo Ngwabidje Kasi, governor of South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Théo Ngwabidje Kasi (photo), governor of South Kivu province in the Eastern DR Congo, ordered six  Chinese-owned mining companies to suspend operations in a bid to “restore order” after weeks of mounting tensions between the companies and the community.

Three Congolese companies were also ordered to stop production.

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